Technologies for Creative Learning
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Diversity and Pluralism
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New Media Literacy
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Programming for Everyone
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Games and Learning
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Supporting the Learning Process
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Create some support materials to help someone learn Scratch. You can use any media that you want (text, graphics, video, Scratch itself, etc.).
No Friday speaker
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